Market Close 29 June 2013
Market closing summary is presented by our syndication partner Investing.com.
U.S. stocks closed down fractionally pretty much across the board, as did European markets, while Asia/Pacific markets were mixed. The dollar was steady, although down narrowly againt the yen and the euro:
The dollar traded steady against most major currencies on Monday, edging lower on sentiments the Federal Reserve won't rush to taper stimulus programs though uncertainty over monetary policy in general supported the currency.
Investors snapping up safe-haven dollar positions ahead of the Fed's Wednesday announcement on monetary policy and Friday's July jobs report bolstered the greenback, sending it in positive territory periodically.
The following are summaries for stocks currencies and commodities as of 5 pm New York Time.